Whalan cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexWhalanMinnesotaNational
Cost of living index82102100
IndexWhalanMinnesotaNational
Goods & Services index96106100
Groceries index99105100
Health care index100110100
Housing index53101100
Transportation index8298100
Utilities index9491100

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  • The cost of living in Whalan is 20% lower than the Minnesota average.
  • The cost of living in Whalan is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Whalan is 47% lower than the national average.
  • Minnesota general sales tax is 35% higher than the national average.
  • Minnesota state income tax is 141% higher than the national average.

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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$40,000$3,333$933$1,200
Renters$0$0$0$0

Minnesota Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Minnesota6.875%7.875%

Minnesota Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Minnesota5.35%9.85%

Goods & Services

ItemWhalanNational avg.Difference
Haircut $18.99$15.5622.0%
Beauty Salon $25.45$36.1129.5%
Toothpaste $2.37$2.474.3%
Shampoo $1.02$0.966.0%
Movie $8.67$10.1314.4%
Bowling $3.50$4.7426.1%

Groceries

ItemWhalanNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.47$3.9812.9%
Fried Chicken $1.96$1.4139.1%
Milk $1.90$2.067.8%
Potatoes $2.40$2.9819.6%
Pizza $9.32$9.471.6%
Beer $8.57$8.792.5%

Health Care

ItemWhalanNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $79.50$101.0421.3%
Doctor $120.67$107.4412.3%
Dentist $82.14$90.429.2%
Ibuprofen $10.41$9.2812.2%
Lipitor $441.04$426.503.4%

Housing

ItemWhalanNational avg.Difference
Home Price $93,300.00$175,700.0046.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $889.35$1,133.2321.5%
Apartment Rent $0.00$920.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemWhalanNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.86$1.996.6%
Tire Balancing $25.16$45.7645.0%

Utilities

ItemWhalanNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$174.36$163.816.4%
Phone $21.97$28.3922.6%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Canton, MN30276-24%
Spring Grove, MN1,26283-17%
Mabel, MN78382-18%
Preston, MN1,23983-17%
Harmony, MN1,01483-17%
Whalan, MN8182-18%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Saltaire, NY81269169%
Lake View, TX811088%
Wilburton Number Two, PA8182-18%
Avon, MT8199-1%
Fitzpatrick, AL8112121%
Whalan, MN8182-18%
Source: The Whalan, MN cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.